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May 23, 2023Liked by Cody Cook-Parrott

What always amazes me is how that digital footprint fatigue changes for me, almost daily. One day I can have 12 screens open and a podcast in my ears, and it's fine. Another day even reading an ebook is wearying. All I can do is pay attention and follow my energy.

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yes, very much relate <3 both as a consumer and as an artist

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May 23, 2023Liked by Cody Cook-Parrott

I love this and thank you SO much for sharing!

My relationship to digital spaces- as a human and a digital designer- is full of such tension and opposition and delight and on/offs. I find myself craving expressions and spaces that leave room for ambiguity, questions, and literal open, empty space. Which your newsletter- and this post- do so very well <3

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I remember while in the depths of despair during quarantine, I read a Q+A you were doing on IG where someone had asked you “how do you make your living?” You answered by pinning a bunch of words and practices and listing off a ton of things. I took a screen shot and thought YA. I want it to feel like that. ALL THE THINGS. Sometimes I feel invigorated by all of the containers I’m running and other times it feels exactly like what you’ve just described. It’s a dance! Thanks for sharing all sides of it.

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Yessss thank you for reflecting that back to me :) I healed the part of me that is worried I “do too much” and it overwhelms other people, and now have to question if certain containers could stand to be combined? But like where will my future Tv talk show and small indie publishing house go? HARD TO SAY

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I've been thinking about this a lot recently. I'm trying to reintegrate pieces of myself I've chipped away because they weren't "on brand". I'm not a brand. I'm a human. I've scheduled a Substack tomorrow exploring the difference between creating a personal "brand" and developing your style as an artist. You are such an inspiration to me in this process and your podcast has landed at the just right time for me. We contain multitudes. 💫

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